buyers' market


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buy·er's market

also buy·ers' market (bī′ərz)
n.
A market condition in which supply exceeds demand, resulting in declining prices.

buyers' market

n
(Economics) a market in which supply exceeds demand and buyers can influence prices

buy′ers' mar`ket


n.
a market in which goods and services are plentiful and prices relatively low. Compare sellers' market.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buyers' market - a market in which more people want to sell than want to buy
market, marketplace, market place - the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold; "without competition there would be no market"; "they were driven from the marketplace"
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But he said it seemed buyers refusing to pay over the odds were making sellers revert to their original asking prices, making it a buyers' market.
6 OWNERS are rushing to cash in on booming property prices, making it a buyers' market.
Rightmove warned that conditions were rapidly shifting to become a buyers' market and it expects house prices to lose all of the gains they have made so far in 2010 during the second half of the year.
A SUDDEN surge in the number of homes for sale in recent weeks could create a buyers' market after the General Election.
Santa Clarita was a first-time buyers' market, where you could get a home or a condo in a nice community.
Property values have been supported by declining cap rates, but capital flows are slowing, shifting the sector toward a buyers' market for the first time in years.
All of which means it's a buyers' market out there, so make them an offer they can't refuse.
Open rating freed carriers from mandated minimum rates and spawned a fierce buyers' market in which some carriers courted companies by charging artificially low prices to bolster market share without regard for long-term financial stability.